Prophet Muhammad ﷺ
« Indeed, in the Messenger of Allah you have an excellent example for whoever has hope in Allah and the Last Day, and remembers Allah often »
Learning more about the life of the beloved Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him ﷺ) (seerah) is an important aspect of growing our faith. As Muslims, we hold a great deal of love for him. He is the seal of the Prophets, and completes the message of all prophets before him; he is for all people and all times. He embodies all the principles of Islam and is our greatest exemplar to follow. This page contains excellent resources to draw closer to him and grow as a Muslim.
Included below are three excellent biographies. The first is the 'Sealed Nectar', written by Sheihk Al-Mubarakpuri which details an excellent account and factual timeline of events. The second, 'When the Moon Split', by the same author, is written in a simple to read format. The third is Martin Lings' 'Muhammad ﷺ' which is an excellent literary piece written like a story. Also included below are some excellent playlists which explain both his life and his character.
⭐ 1. Sealed nectar ⭐
Life of the Prophet ﷺ
⭐ 2. Meeting Muhammad ﷺ ⭐
⭐ 3. Film: The message ⭐
⭐4. Prophetic Biography series ⭐
By Martin Lings
By Martin Lings
The above book has been narrated as an audio book
1.c. Biography Muhammad ﷺ: Analysis of Martin Ling's text by Hamza Yusuf
If you are looking for an in-depth analysis of this text, Sheikh Hamza Yusuf has completed an extensive series on this. We would recommend this for those looking for a very in-depth study
(40 episodes, 30 mins each)
When the moon Split
When the Moon Split
3. life of the final messenger ﷺ
Superb series by the prolific speaker Mufti Menk, who is a favourite among many hearts, having a gentle, down-to-earth, and loving personality
(29 episodes, 50 mins each)
4. Life of the Prophet ﷺ: Podcast
Sheikh Abdul Nasir Jangda
Highly detailed account of the Prophet's ﷺ life, recommended for advanced learners looking to study the seerah in-depth, and who are familiar with the above resources.
Written notes on 👉 Dropbox or 👉 Google Drive
(199 episodes, 1hr each)
Tips to use this site:
- If you're looking for the simplest resources, we've starred these ⭐ just for you!
- Most videos are playlists! Click the top right playlist icon to view the full playlist
- Click on the title of the video or 'Watch on Youtube' in bottom left to open it up in the Youtube app for ease of viewing.